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deadheadnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈded.hed/ informal
a ​person who is ​boring or ​stupid

deadheadverb [T]

uk   us   /ˌdedˈhed/
to ​removeoldflowers from a ​plant
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deadheadadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈdedhed/ TRANSPORT
used to describe a ​plane, ​truck, or other ​vehicle that is ​travelling, or a journey that is made, without ​passengers or ​goods, or with fewer ​passengers or ​goods than usual: Our ​schedulesaim to ​avoid deadhead ​trips, as far as is possible.
(Definition of deadhead from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “deadhead”
in Chinese (Simplified) 呆子,榆木脑袋…
in Chinese (Traditional) 呆子,頭腦不好的人…
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